7/11/19

Fashion That Makes You Comfortable

Fashion is a bit of a hit and miss topic. There are those of you out there that are just so in tune with their fashion, and know exactly what's on trend now, and even if it isn't on trend, you can throw something together and look amazing. For those of you who know this applies to you, then getting comfortable with your fashion is so much easier. No matter what you're always going to be able to find something that you like. But then there are those of you who struggle to understand what's going to look good, and when it comes to comfortable fashion, it's a real grey area. Comfortable fashion ends up becoming too relaxed, and then you feel like you've gone too comfortable to look good. A vicious circle that means you can't help but feel self conscious. But it's not everyday that you want to be putting a ton of effort into your looks. Sometimes you just need those days to feel nice and relaxed, not really caring what you wear, but still feeling as though you look good. So there are a few things that you could do to help you feel this way, and we've got an article full of tips that can help. So keep on reading, and see if we can get you feeling comfortable.  



Find Your Right Size

This is a good starting point if you actually want to feel comfortable, because too many of us go on the wrong sizes and it just doesn't work. So many websites have different size guidelines, yet most of us usually go the normal sizes such as 8,10,12,14 and so on. But one websites 12 could be another websites 10, and boy is that going to make you feel self conscious. So it might be time to think about the actual sizes that you are. So get your leg length measured, your waist, your chest. When you do this, you're getting the exact measurements that you know your size is going to fit, so that you can then find which actual size bracket you fit into depending on your measurement. It's a trick that literally nobody thinks about, instead we complain about sizing and how we wish everyone would just have the same size. So now that you know your true size and you know what your style is, it's time to think about some comfy additions to your wardrobe that will always look great.

Comfy Style That Always Looks Great

So with the comfy look, you don't want to be putting jeans and a nice top on. Whilst this is a great casual look, skinny jeans are not always the best option for just relaxing around the home, running errands, or even going for a meal when you can't be bothered to make a lot of effort. So the solution here is leggings, and they're truly underrated. Patterned leggings, plain leggings, you can get them all, and they can be used in all sorts of outfits. Patterned leggings are perfect with a nice big oversized jumper, a mens one if you can, and just relaxing around the home. Mens jumpers are just so much comfier than women for some reason, and perfect for those Sundays where you can't be bothered to get off the sofa. When you go out, leggings with a nice jumper is just as good of a look. If you really wanted to, you could even wear a nice pair of boots with them. The stretch of leggings is perfect, they're so versatile, and if you don't have a few pairs of them now, it's time to get buying!

Pushing Your Fashion Boundaries

So from relaxing, to keeping it comfortable but pushing your boundaries a little bit. If leggings and skinny jeans are as far as your attire goes, then it's time to introduce you to another world. So smart trousers are the next best thing. You can either get wide leg fit ones with a thick cotton material for comfort, or you can get straight leg ones for those times where you want to look a little more sophisticated without losing the comfort. A turtle neck jumper would complete the straight leg look perfectly, and a bodysuit would suit the wide floaty leg. Still both perfectly easy to style and fashionable, but it just switches things up a bit from the usual that people go for.

So hopefully we've given you a few ideas that should not only improve your comfort in clothes, but help you feel more confident wearing them!

3/1/19

How I Do: Choosing the Right Jewelry for You

If you don’t wear a lot of jewelry then when it does come to choosing some it can be difficult as the jewelry you wear can be very personal. Jewelry comes in all different sizes, shapes, textures and colors. Then there are various options for rings, chains, anklets, bracelets, earrings, and necklaces and each piece of jewelry has its importance, value and need. 

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Even if you’re not spending a lot of money on your jewelry, it is still important to you, and whether it’s for everyday wear or you’re looking for something to wear on special occasions, it’s good to experiment with what suits you and what styles you like best.

Earrings
Do you have pierced ears? If so, do you prefer stud earrings or dangly ones? Experiment with hoops, chandelier-style or other drop-type earrings to see which ones suit your face and your hair, you can buy some reasonably inexpensive earrings to do this. 

Necklaces
Do you have or do you want an everyday necklace that you wear for work or play, or do you prefer having a few dressier pieces that you can wear for special occasions? Again you can experiment with style and length, do chain necklaces with pendants suit you? Or are solid ones where the necklace itself is the attraction more for you? There are so many choices when it comes to style, for example, there’s choker-length, short, long and you could have chain-link, beads or something entirely different.

Bracelets
Do you like Bangles, Charms, Rope, or Mesh? There are again so many options for what you might choose to adorn your wrists. Depending on what you do for a job, chunky or bangle bracelets might not suit your everyday life. However, you could have some bracelets ready for special occasions and weekends. 

Rings
Rings can also depend on what you do every day, if you are in a medical or food-handling profession and need to wear gloves, smaller rings would probably be a better choice than ones with gems that stand up straight. Or, if you care for young children or babies, you will probably want something that doesn’t have any edges that could potentially scratch them. Then what do you like? Are you a fan of something large and eye-catching, or something smaller? 

Once you know what kind of look you’re going for and you have a budget, then you can have a look at what type of metal you would like your jewelry to be made from. Most jewelry is made of one of three metals: platinum, gold or silver. Platinum is hypoallergenic and ideal if you have sensitive skin. It’s also durable, tarnish-resistant and easy to care for. 

Then you have gold which can be yellow, white, rose or black. Gold is also resistant to rust, tarnish or corrosion and the number of carats tell you how durable it is. 

Sterling silver is a very cost-effective choice, more so than gold or platinum, and it’s also durable and beautiful, and it’s easy to prevent silver tarnish. You should choose a metal based on how it looks with your specific features, such as hair color and eye color and most of all pick something that you love.